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BluegrassPreps.com 6th Region Weekly Rankings (01/01/2018) *Early Edition*

By coachlee - The top 6 teams in the 6th region are all very close, not a lot separates them. Fern Creek has now won 19 6th region games in a row between the last two seasons and until someone in the 6th knocks them off they remain #1. Butler deserves #2 after winning all of their games this season so far. But those two are not going to run away from the pack as this region is so very competitive at the top. When January comes around in Metro Louisville, everyone associated with High School basketball gets excited for the Louisville Invitational Tournament (LIT) that kicks off beginning the 2nd week... Read More →


Inside the 4th Region (12/27/17)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Rankings 1) Warren Central (8-2) - 12/21 57-56 W Jeffersontown (at Oldham County), 12/22 39-71 L at Oldham County, 12/23 51-58 L DeSales (at Oldham County) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 12/27 vs. Holmes (at Ohio County), 12/28 vs. Marshall County (at Ohio County), 12/29 at Ohio County The Dragons ran their record out to 8-0 - their best start since 93/94 - before coming completely undone in their closing two games of Oldham County's Christmas tournament. The decline began before the end of their opener, where they jumped to a 40-21 lead at the half before their offense... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 2nd Region Week 4 Review & Rankings

By silo11 - Not a whole lot of movement this week in the rankings. There was a big upset in Livingston Central defeating Webster County, but it didn’t affect the rankings. There is some improvement in teams near the bottom of the region and could see some movement in the coming weeks. Unless Hopkinsville gets their players back, don’t expect anything from them this year. This currently is a two horse race between UHA and Christian County and the top two scorers in the state. 1. Christian County – Coach Kerry Stovall *BGP #19 2017-18 record: 8-1 Week’s Record: 3-0 Last Weeks Rank: 1 ... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 6th Region Weekly Rankings (12/26)

By coachlee - As we turn the page and enter the 2018 part of the 2017/2018 season, the 6th region has made a pretty convincing showing that this is the toughest region in the Commonwealth. It would take some convincing to dispute that any region can put up 6 teams as strong as the Top 6 teams in this week's rankings from the 6th. Case in point, the #1 ranked Tigers are the KOB champions who beat the #1 & #2 teams in the state rankings on their way to their 1st ever KOB title. The 6th ranked team this week is Doss who has only lost to Fern Creek, Christian County, and Lafayette who is doing very well... Read More →



BluegrassPreps.com 10th Region Week in Review 12-25-17

By mcpapa - Last week's number two and number three both made strong statements last week and separated themselves from the rest of of the pack, but there was little if any movement at the top when all was said and done. Our number one hasn't lost since the first game of the season and our next two teams have won eleven straight between them. Let's get to it. 1. Campbell County (10-1, 4-0 region). Maybe some of the games have been closer that some think they should have been (in fact, the 5-point win over Newport on December 14 may in retrospect be a better result that originally rated), but Coach... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 15th Region Week 4 Recap and Rankings (12/26/2017)

By 15th Region - Overview: Pikeville takes down the Prestonsburg Holiday Classic Championship, Floyd Central and Pike Central continue to play solid basketball, JC is hit with the flu bug in Gatlinburg, and Shelby Valley has not won since playing away from home. Lots of basketball action in the Holiday season with more to come post-Christmas. Let’s see the rankings after four weeks of play. Rankings: 1. Pikeville (6-1) – The Panthers went 4-0 in week four with a win at Harlan Independent followed by taking the championship in the Prestonsburg Holiday Classic (wins over Cordia, Pike Central, and Morgan... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 9th Region Rankings 12/26/17

By MidwestUnited - Game of the Week: Cooper beating Covington Catholic (62-59) Biggest win: Newport beating Lexington Catholic (59-57) New Number One: Cooper Surprise Team: Boone Prediction 9th Region Tournament: Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 3rd Region Rankings 12/26/17

By ApolloFan98 - 1.Owensboro Red Devils (9-2) – UP 2 - All the way to #1 this week, there is no hotter team in Western KY than the Owensboro Red Devils. Since starting the season 1-2 the Devils have reeled off 7 straight wins. Not only have they been winning, they have been dominate, winning by an average margin of 20 points. This past week, OHS knocked off Stewarts Creek, TN, St X, Daviess County and Bullitt East to win the Owensboro Invitational. The schedule shows them taking the week off before returning to action vs Castle, In next week. 2.Daviess County Panthers (8-3) – DOWN 1 - The Panthers went... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps.com 2017 - Inside the 8th Region - Week 4 12-25-17

By ColonelMike - Busy week in the 8th, and we learned a lot this past week about some of our teams. I'll keep today's recap short as I'm buried, like most of you, in family events today. Remember, the below rankings are NOT future predictions, but rather, where I see the teams TODAY. 1. Oldham County (11-0) - LAST WEEK: 1A Oldham County is one of just 5 teams left in the Commonwealth that have yet to lose to Kentucky competition. This past week was truly an impressive week for the Colonels as they gave the 8th Region probably its two biggest wins outside of the region so far this year. Oldham... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 5th Region Weekly Rankings (12/24/17)

By Sportslover32 - 1. John Hardin (9-1): John had a busy week, which was successful until the last game of the week, where they had their first loss of the year. John beat Larue 76-56 which was a statement win. They then played a Christmas tourney in Oldham County. They beat Grant County 84-62, beat Desales 78-59, and lost in title game to host Oldham County 88-60. Even though they lost big their last game, beating Larue County the way they did, isn’t a good sign for the rest of the 5th region. Pearson and Wright continue to be a strong 1/ 2 punch. 2. Larue County (8-1): Larue had a good week, even though... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps.com Inside the 14th Region Week 4 Re-Cap

By All State Baseball - 1. Knott County Central (8-1): The Patriots have rallied for 6 straight wins since their 74-57 loss to Knox Central in the WYMT Classic back in early December. 3 of those 6 wins came within this past week as they defeated Breathitt County 70-61 on the Bobcats own home floor. A 30 point win over district rival Letcher Central 78-48 and a thrilling 66-62 win over Louisville Central in the KY Bank Challenge at Rowan County. The Patriots will now head to Lexington Catholic to participate in the Traditional Bank classic and will open up with Henderson County. 2. Perry County Central (5-4):... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com's Seventh Region update and rankings - 12/24/17

By Smallhoops - T'was the day before Christmas . . . And we no longer have any undefeated teams in the Seventh Region. Trinity fell to Fern Creek in the championship game of the King of the Bluegrass. Waggener lost twice, to Scott County and George Rogers Clark. But we do have the winningest team in the Commonwealth in the Louisville Collegiate Titans. Already at 12 wins, the Titans look like they will easily eclipse the school-record 18 wins they recorded last year. This week brings a mixture of more holiday tournaments. Nothing as big as last week’s King of the Bluegrass tournament, which... Read More →


16th Region Bluegrasspreps.com Week 4 Ranking

By 24Bricks - 16th Region Basketball Week 4 Ashland suffered their first defeat of the season this week to George Rogers Clark, while another top Region team, Boyd County, dropped a game to Estill County. The remainder of the region performed about as expected, with a couple of exceptions, including a 95-point night for Fairview over Menifee County. Greenup’s Hughes is playing well and putting up big points consistently. Unfortunately, what most are already aware of, the region isn’t competing very well against the rest of the state. The teams top to bottom in the 16th are mostly competitive with... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 1st Region Week 3 Review & Rankings

By silo11 - BluegrassPreps.com 1st Region Boys Basketball Review Week 3 Big game this week between Paducah Tilghman and Graves County. Winner would be the number one in the region for this week rankings. The game was close, the atmosphere was awesome and it came down to the final minutes of the 4th quarter. Here are the rankings for week 3: 1. Paducah Tilghman – Coach Roderick Thomas 2017-18 record:4-2 Weeks record: 1-0 Last Week’s Rank: 1 Paducah Tilghman passed its first test in showing why it is the number 1 ranked team in this region. The Tornadoes defeated Graves County 61-50 behind... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 2nd Region Week 3 Review

By silo11 - Not a whole lot of movement this week in the rankings. Almost all teams won the games they were supposed to so no real upsets took place although some of the games were definitely closer than predicted. We are getting ready to enter into the Holiday Tournaments. Some teams will play some tough schedules, but not a whole lot should change between now and when district play gets into action in early January. 1. Christian County – Coach Kerry Stovall *BGP #19 2017-18 record: 5-1 Week’s Record: 2-0 Last Weeks Rank: 1 Detorrion Ware continued his tear this week scoring 32 against... Read More →


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